articles to be worn on the feet, as shoes, slippers, or boots.

1880–85, Americanism; foot + wear Unabridged
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footwear (ˈfʊtˌwɛə)
anything worn to cover the feet

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Certain things such a footwear and gloves have to be bought, and are necessary.
Other factors include increased body weight and improper footwear.
Without modern footwear their feet would have been frostbitten before getting
Makers of footwear, furniture and more also gain from supplies of cheap labour.
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